In Italy, an incredible arts heritage and the ancient handicraft tradition converge into a unique collection of contemporary jewels. Orodautore features over 300 unique pieces designed by worldly renowned artists, architects and designers, and produced by expert goldsmiths. The project was launched in 1987 by Arezzo Fiere e Congressi to promote the...

All of a sudden, at the beginning of October 2014 Seattle has turned into the center of the communications in and about the Italian American community. What happened in the north western city that was so important to cause this? The Seattle city council voted to transform Columbus Day in Indigenous Day. We are glad to be able to talk about this, a...

Sarà il fatto di essere cresciuta nell'era dei giochi transformer ad averla condizionata. Alexandra Alberta Chiolo, 27enne torinese con occhi grandi e dolci ha studiato scienze della comunicazione come molte delle sue coetanee ma poi non ha resistito all'idea di realizzare quello che le balenava in mente: scarpe da moderna principessa tutte componi...

by Laura Cavestri   Italian exports of "beautiful and well-made"products (in Italian "Bello e Ben Fatto" or BBF) to 30 main new markets is expected to increase by 45% over the next six years. Imports of BBF products from Italy by new markets are expected to be worth €16 billion in 2020 from €11 billion in 2014.   By 2020 this group of...

Putting their best "jeweled" foot forward, Capri Girl Sandals is bringing sleek and chic back, unapologetically putting glamour back in sandals this summer. On Saturday, July 19th through Tuesday, July 22nd amidst the pure energy that is Miami Fashion Week, Capri Girl Sandals will debut their Italian handmade Jeweled Sandal Collection at the Miami...

"Il viaggio negli Stati Uniti è andato molto bene, abbiamo incontrato la comunità italo-americana, una comunità molto importante, e, ovviamente, ho sottolineato l'importanza che ha Expo sia per il turismo sia per il tema centrale che sosteniamo, quello della lotta alla contraffazione alimentare". Lo ha spiegato il presidente della Regione Lombardia...

It's the company notorious for its bespoke suits in the five-figure range, which may easily exceed $50,000 in case the customer is in a generous mood. He despises the idea of calling it "luxury" however, and prefers to stick with the word "quality" instead.   He, Antonio De Matteis, is CEO of Neapolitan sartorial brand Kiton, which grew an a...

by Michelle Corbet Wednesday Memphis joined an elite list of cities when it became the seventh city in the world to open a Beretta Gallery. Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta is an Italian-based multinational firearms manufacturer.   Established in 1526, Beretta is the world's oldest industrial dynasty, tracing its roots through 16 generat...

by Natascia Ronchetti   The flow of 'Made in Italy' labeled organic food exports is turning into a flood. With more than €1.4 billion in turnover, organic businesses have seen exports grow by over 330% over the course of six years starting in 2008.   A dizzying pace that, as confirmed by the Italian leadership in Europe with 10.8% of...

Nel mese di Ottobre la Camera di Commercio Italiana di Houston ha organizzato un fitto calendario di appuntamenti, tra Houston ed Austin, al fine di promuovere il progetto "ERE- Eccellenze Romane per l'Export". L'intento del progetto é quello di promuovere e sostenere i processi di internazionalizzazione tra le migliori imprese artigiane del t...